stay the same; remain in a certain state
stay put (in a certain place); we are not moving to Cincinnati"
continue in a place, position, or situation
stop or halt
continuing or remaining in a place or state
a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar